During its 7th session of the third annual
sitting 2017/2018 of the 8th term 2015/2019 Majlis A’Shura concluded
discussing the statement of Dr. Ali bin Mas’oud al-Sunaidi, Minister of
Commerce and Industry. The discussions were attended by Khalid bin
Hilal al-Ma’awali, Chairman of Majlis A’Shura.
The statement covered six main themes on the Ministry’s plans and
executive program, its role in developing the economic diversification
during the 9th five-year plan, the legislative system and the
agreements, the industrial estates, the free zones, the efforts made by
the government to improve business environment and means of
developing SMEs to enhance their role in economic diversification
The inputs during the 7th session focused on issues related to
diversifying sources of income, the mechanism for the employment of
job seekers and eliminating illicit trade which has adverse social and
economic effects on society.
Source: Oman News Agency